London Java Community

A group of professional Java Developers who meet regularly for presentations on the latest technologies and movements within the Java world.

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November 18, 2014

Ready, Test, Go!

Xebia Blog
The full potential of many an agile organization is hardly ever reached. Many teams find themselves redefining user stories although they have been committed to as part of the sprint. The ‘ready phase’, meant to get user stories clear and suffic More...
November 16, 2014

Why do I contribute to the JCP (and at the same time evangelise the Spring framework)?

The Tai-Dev Blog
Josh Long, Richard Warburton and myself were having an interesting conversation on twitter about standardisation early today, specifically related to the Java Community Process (JCP), which is the mechanism for developing standard technical spec More...
November 11, 2014

New Censum Release 2.0.1

jClarity
Hi all, Hot on the heels of Censum 2.0.0 (with Java 8 and G1 support) we have some important new analysis and bug fixes that users should upgrade for in version 2.0.1. IMPT: The new analytic to detect the unsafe use of G1 is vital! Please do not run More...
November 11, 2014

The neverending sinus of the full-stack developer

Xebia Blog
There was an article on Techcrunch a couple days ago which was linked in our internal mailing list the other day, titled The Rise And Fall Of The Full Stack Developer. I read it, and I just couldn't figure out why the title is about "the fall" of the More...
November 10, 2014

Staying Ahead Of The Curve

Trisha's Ramblings
New Blog Post: Staying Ahead Of The Curve More...
November 10, 2014

AngularJS, HTML5, Groovy, Java And MongoDB All Together - What Could Possibly Go Wrong??

Trisha's Ramblings
New Blog Post: AngularJS, HTML5, Groovy, Java And MongoDB All Together - What Could Possibly Go Wrong?? More...
November 10, 2014

Our Devoxx BE 2014 schedule!

jClarity
Kirk and Martijn will all be presenting on a variety of topics including Performance, Garbage Collection, OpenJDK, Philiosphy of code, Startups, Women in Teschonlogy :-). We’d love to see you at the talks and are always happy to discuss all thi More...
November 6, 2014

Mutation Testing: How Good are your Unit Tests?

Xebia Blog
You write unit tests for every piece of code you deliver. Your test coverage is close to 100%. So when the point comes when you have to make some small changes to the existing code, you feel safe and confident that your test suite will protect you ag More...
November 6, 2014

Swift Function Currying

Xebia Blog
One of the lesser known features of Swift is Function Currying. When you read the Swift Language Guide you won't find anything about curried functions. Apple only describes it in their Swift Language Reference. And that's a pity, since it's a very po More...
November 4, 2014

Public Endorsements for the 2014 JCP Elections (Java Standards Body)

London Java Community Blog
Hi all, After much thought and consideration the LJC JCP Committee have cast their votes for the JCP elections (Look for the Executive Committee Elections link at jcp.org).  We’re making our vote public and will give our reasons according to More...
November 3, 2014

Censum 2.0.0 Released – with Java 8 Support and G1 Analysis!

jClarity
Hi all, Censum 2.0.0 has been released to the wild! It includes the all-important support for Java 8 logs and has analytics and graphs and metrics a plenty for the new G1 collector! No more memory leaks and application pauses! Censum Free Trial! Chan More...
October 31, 2014

iOS localization tricks for Storyboard and NIB files

Xebia Blog
Localization in iOS from Interface Builder designed UI has never been without any problems. The right way of doing localization is by having multiple Strings files. Duplicating Nib or Storyboard files and then changing the language is not an acceptab More...
October 31, 2014

EclipseCon Europe and book codes

AlBlue's Blog
Unfortunately I wasn’t able to make EclipseCon Europe this year in Ludwigsberg. It sounds like it was a great conference, with the announcement of Eclipse Cloud Development and the new release of Orion. To celebrate, I have managed to arrange More...
October 31, 2014

GeekOut London

AlBlue's Blog
Today I attended the GeekOut UK conference, the first time (that I’m aware of) that it has been run in this country. Thanks to Simon Maple and the team who made it happen. It was hosted at the Shoreditch Villiage Hall, home of many small tech confe More...
October 31, 2014

EclipseCon Europe and book codes

AlBlue’s Blog
Unfortunately I wasn’t able to make EclipseCon Europe this year in Ludwigsberg. It sounds like it was a great conference, with the announcement of Eclipse Cloud Development and the new release of Orion. To celebrate, I have managed to arrange More...
October 31, 2014

GeekOut London

AlBlue’s Blog
Today I attended the GeekOut UK conference, the first time (that I’m aware of) that it has been run in this country. Thanks to Simon Maple and the team who made it happen. It was hosted at the Shoreditch Villiage Hall, home of many small tech confe More...
October 29, 2014

How to Dockerize your Dropwizard Application

Xebia Blog
If you want to deploy your Dropwizard Application on a Docker server, you can Dockerize your Dropwizard Application. Since a Dropwizard Application is already packaged as an executable Java ARchive file, creating a Docker image for such an applicatio More...
October 27, 2014

Dropwizard @ Middleware Meetup

Xebia Blog
On Tuesday October 14th the Amsterdam Middleware Meetup experimented with Dropwizard. The idea was to find out what this technology is about, where it could be useful and what the alternatives are. So below I’ll give you an overview of Dropwizard a More...
October 21, 2014

Protected: Upcoming Censum 2.0.0 Release!

jClarity
There is no excerpt because this is a protected post. More...
October 17, 2014

How to deploy a Docker application into production on Amazon AWS

Xebia Blog
Docker reached production status a few months ago. But having the container technology alone is not enough. You need a complete platform infrastructure before you can deploy your docker application in production. Amazon AWS offers exactly that: a pr More...
October 17, 2014

Then When Given

Xebia Blog
People who practice ATDD all know how frustrating it can be to write automated examples. Especially when you get stuck overthinking the preconditions of examples. This post describes an alternative approach to writing acceptance tests: write them ba More...
October 14, 2014

AngularJS Training Week

Xebia Blog
Just a few more weeks and it's the AngularJS Training Week at Xebia in Hilversum (The Netherlands). 4 days full with AngularJS content, from 17 to 20 October, 2014. In these different days we will cover the AngularJS basics, AngularJS advanced topics More...
October 13, 2014

Web Services Architecture – When to Use SOAP vs REST

Armel Nenes Blog
SOAP (Simple Object Access Protocol) and REST (Representation State Transfer) are popular with developers working on system integration based projects. Software architects will design the application from various perspectives and also decides, based More...
October 13, 2014

Fast and Easy integration testing with Docker and Overcast

Xebia Blog
Challenges with integration testing Suppose that you are writing a MongoDB driver for java. To verify if all the implemented functionality works correctly, you ideally want to test it against a REAL MongoDB server. This brings a couple of challenges: More...
October 13, 2014

Xebia KnowledgeCast Episode 5: Madhur Kathuria and Scrum Day Europe 2014

Xebia Blog
The Xebia KnowledgeCast is a bi-weekly podcast about software architecture, software development, lean/agile, continuous delivery, and big data. Also, we'll have some fun with stickies! In this 5th episode, we share key insights of Madhur Kathuria, X More...
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